The gateway to the Outer Hebrides
Spectacular events venue and luxury accommodation on the Isle of LewisLews CastleScotland
As seen on Channel 4's Great British Buildings: Restoration of the Year!
From beaches and crystal clear waters that rival luxury tropical islands, to its rich history and stunning scenery, this remote and spectacular destination in the Outer Hebrides is the perfect venue for wonderful memories. Overlooking Stornoway harbour, the impressive gothic-revival style castle was built in the mid 1800’s by Sir James Matheson. Since then this beautiful building has also served as a hospital during WW2, a college, a school and now as an iconic wedding venue and luxurious self-catering holiday destination with Natural Retreats.
Set amongst acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, this stunning 19th century castle is steeped in fascinating history and breathtaking panoramas. Nestled on the world-renowned Isle of Lewis, explore the spotless beaches and unique wildlife of this remote Scottish hideaway during your Lews Castle stay.